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Lavaca Teppan

1712 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-1316
+1 512-520-8630
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1712 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-1316
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

Recently experienced this restaurant while in Austin for the Grand Prix. We had the Tonkatsu which was just like being at our favorite restaurant in Megaro, Japan "Tonki's Tonkatsu Restaurant! The food was very fresh!! The owner is from Japan and owned restaurants there for...More

2  Thank Candice S
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Lavaca Teppan is an excellent choice for lunch or dinner. They have expanded their menu since opening and now have Sashimi and Rolls available at Happy Hour/Dinner. Pork and Chicken Katsu are welcome new additions to the standard menu. Food is reasonably priced and freshly...More

Thank LostonLanai
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Rating: Food 75%; decor 25% for Japanese restaurants. Three adults ate here on a Monday night. Place is just south of the UT Austin campus, and a bit north of the downtown area. Probably gets few students, some office workers. Glass walls create an outdoor...More

Thank Dr J W S
Reviewed 2 May 2013

We have stopped here a few times when we've wanted a quick, light dinner. They have a 'happy-hour' menu with some of the appetizers on for a special price. Just a tip, I ordered the chicken appetizer for $4.50 and my son got the rice...More

2  Thank jMacL
Reviewed 27 April 2013

I was under the impression that I could also find sushi and makis here but I guess Teppan stands for Iron Plate, so that's it, no sushi place. Dishes where small and expensive, tuna tataki so so, not as fresh, I liked a tofu beef...More

Thank Sonidos
Reviewed 17 April 2013

In April 2013, My husband and I were on a business conference recently in Austin, staying near the UT campus and State Capitol. We had dinnner at Lavaca Teppan, recommended to us by our nearby hotel. The decor is modern Tokyo, gleaming white with smooth...More

1  Thank Historian08
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Located in walking distance to Hampton Inn. They serve great quality Japanese cusine with very reasonable prices.

3  Thank Pam R
Reviewed 24 October 2012

Absolutely fantastic restaurant in Austin, TX. Prices are very inexpensive (90% of the menu is under $10). Had the shrimp tempura for an appetizer and the grilled beef for the main course. Both were excellent and well prepared. Got there at happy hour so everything...More

3  Thank Bob c
Reviewed 26 May 2012 via mobile

This is right on the edge of the Capitol complex and you would think it would be more crowded. I just assume no one knows it is there. I found it as it was being built because it is next to my credit union. I...More

4  Thank Nytex1130
Reviewed 6 April 2012

We waited a while for our order. My coworker said she never waits long for her food. I must say, I don't know if it's real Japanese food or not, but it was great. I got fried, brown rice with chicken. Yummy.

3  Thank chatoaburida
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-1316
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-520-8630
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